Cousines | 2005

Drama, Foreign
Jessica is a young Haitian woman whose quiet life in Port-au-Prince is turned upside down when her father suddenly dies. Without him around to pay the bills she soon finds herself out on the street. But she is taken in ...more

Cast

... Jessica

Actor

... Ralph Baptiste

Actor

... Johanne

Actor

... Bobby

Actor

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Actor

Company

Imagine Haiti

Production Company

Ryan's Production

Financier

Will Brothers Entertainment

Production Company

Synopsis

Jessica is a young Haitian woman whose quiet life in Port-au-Prince is turned upside down when her father suddenly dies. Without him around to pay the bills she soon finds herself out on the street. But she is taken in by her friend Johanne, a woman who ekes out a lavish existence due to the "generosity" of her many lovers. When Johanne is hospitalized, Jessica is left with some difficult decisions. Will she succumb to the lure of Johanne's lifestyle and the promises of a wealthy and handsome suitor, or will she embrace the simple life and the love of her classmate Bobby? Set amidst the lush Haitian landscape, the film takes a look at temptation and the choices some people have to make in order to survive.

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